We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

S S Willis B. Boyer Maritime Museum - CLOSED

International Park, Toledo, OH
+1 419-936-3070
Call
Save
Review Highlights
The place is open and adress is wrong. Follow the oposite side from restaurants after bridge. Drive following the river.

The place is very modern. Tons of hands on experience. Free. Kids friendly. Actual big boat is open... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2014
Maria U
via mobile
Not Open Yet

We stopped in to see the museum, but it isn't open yet. Still enjoyed seeing the big ship from the... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2013
Dawn Y
via mobile
Read all 18 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good22%
  • Average27%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
26 Apr 2014
“The place is open and adress is wrong. Follow the oposite side from restaurants after bridge. Drive following the river.”
18 Aug 2013
“Not Open Yet”
LOCATION
International Park, Toledo, OH
CONTACT
+1 419-936-3070
Reviews (18)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Filter

1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

The place is very modern. Tons of hands on experience. Free. Kids friendly. Actual big boat is open for viewing.

2  Thank Maria U
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 August 2013

We stopped in to see the museum, but it isn't open yet. Still enjoyed seeing the big ship from the shore. I think it will be interesting to see when it opens. We're only a couple of hours away, so we may come back when...More

2  Thank Dawn Y
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 July 2013 via mobile

we followed the directions to the Maritime Museum. to our surprise there was no ship. after reading another TripAdvisor post we realized it had been relocated. did not have time to go to the new location. make sure you go to the new location not...More

4  Thank l5adventure
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 4 June 2013

Wonderful trip to the past. Esp since the ship is much older than I am, but I recognize so much about it.

Thank BobKlahn
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 May 2013

This is very inexpensive, you can go down in the hold, see the captain's quarters, the crew quarters, the galley and wander the huge deck. A Toledo treasure.

1  Thank Carol G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 January 2013

The Boyer is a great example of the lake freighters that inhabited the great lakes before the time of the self unloading super ore carries. The best thing about this ship is that they have moved it to a more downtown location and are joining...More

1  Thank Gringotraveler99
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 November 2012

If you have wondered what it would be like to be on a Great Lakes and beyond cargo ship, this is a good place to go.

1  Thank Ray-n-Sol
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 31 October 2012

Great place to take the little ones. You can tour the ship and hear about life on a vessel like this one. A great history lesson. My only issue is the limited need to revisit once you have toured.

1  Thank Scott S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 September 2012

The Boyer was recently renamed the Col. James M. Schoonmaker and will be reloced a short distance downstream to the Great Lakes Maritime Museum.

1  Thank ToledoJug
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 July 2012

I can see only half of ship museum (half price only charged :) ) since san blasting /painting is going on and not allowed to see engine side. so i am rating Avg..!

Thank Muthukumar G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
PreviousNext
12
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 17 hotels in Toledo
Econo Lodge
46 reviews
3.83 km away
Red Roof Inn - Toledo Holland
79 reviews
3.85 km away
Extended Stay America - Toledo - Holland
23 reviews
4.09 km away
Quality Inn Airport
150 reviews
4.21 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Schmucker's
106 reviews
1.43 km away
Wei Wei Noodles
25 reviews
1.37 km away
4 Seasons Cafe
8 reviews
1.39 km away
Rockets Cafe
7 reviews
1.39 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cheers Sports Eatery
10 reviews
5.49 km away
Toledo Botanical Garden
188 reviews
1.96 km away
Wildwood Preserve Metropark
138 reviews
3.08 km away
Wildwood Manor House
96 reviews
3.56 km away